Dorothy Pitman Hughes, Harlem Feminist, Advocate, Activist, Public Speaker, Author, Small Business Owner, And Mother, 1938 –

Dorothy Pitman Hughes, born in 1938, is a feminist, child-welfare advocate, Harlem activist, public speaker, author, pioneering African-American small business owner, and mother of three daughters. Become a Harlem insider Continue Reading →

Announcing The UMEZ Mertz Gilmore Seed Fund For Dance Cycle 1 Grantees From Harlem To Hollis

Today, the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation (UMEZ) announced the eight dance grantees for the first of two grant cycles supported by the Mertz Gilmore Foundation. Become a Harlem Continue Reading →